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9 Newest TAP Group begins at Victory UCC in Stone Mountain, GA. On
Thursday, September 30th, a course on Introduction to UCC History and Polity
gets underway. The course is being co-facilitated by Associate Conference
Minister Kathy Clark and Jowanna Tillman, a 2009 TAP graduate from Victory.
■ The Women's Fellowship of First Congregational Church UCC,
Birmingham will present Dr. Hattie G. Lamar in a program for the evening
entitled, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Saturday October 9, 2010 at 5pm. All
■ Jane Acuff, associate pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Decatur extends
invite - Make Plans to Attend - SING OUT, STEP UP. An event at Johnetta B.
Cole Living Learning Center Auditorium on the
Spelman College campus in Atlanta, GA.
October 21, 2010 | 7pm
For more information visit their website.
■ United Church UCC, Huntsville, will be
celebrating its fiftieth anniversary October 2-3.
There will be program throughout the day on
Saturday and at the Sunday worship, there will
be a welcoming of previous ministers, and a
covenant of recommitment.
9 Trinity Congregational Church United
Church of Christ celebrated its 139th Annual
Founder's Day on September 5, 2010. The theme was "The Strength to Love in
Times Like These". Rev. Dorinda P. Broadnaxfrom Community Congregational
Church UCC, Montgomery, AL brought an inspiring and challenging message at
the 11:00 worship.
9 Kirkwood UCC, Atlanta, has joined Christ Covenant Church of Decatur for
a six-week course on the history and polity of the United Church of Christ, led by
Tim Downs and the staff of the Conference. The class, which is available to any
church that wishes to know more about our roots and our mission, is an overview
of our denomination. Christ Covenant is seeking affiliation with the United Church
of Christ. Its pastoral staff has been licensed for ministry by the Georgia-South
■ Kirkwood UCC, which has outgrown its worship space, is in the midst of an
expansion and renovation of the space to accommodate its growing ministries and
congregation. Kirkwood UCC, a successful new church start will soon seek to be a
congregation in full standing witin the UCC.
■ First Congregational UCC, Atlanta, has announced that having secured a
loan from the Cornerstone Fund of the UCC they are moving ahead to break
ground on a major church renovation.
9 Safe Harbor Family Church, Jackson, MS, has been in a discernment
process leading to a request for affiliation with the United Church of Christ through
the Alabama-Tennessee Association. Tim Downs, Cameron Trimble, and Kathy
Clark have visited three times to assist in introducing the church to the UCC, and
Gwen Thomas, the Acting Director of the UCC Coalition for LGBT concerns has
visited as well. Member of the church were a part of the Southeast Conference
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Headlines from the United
Church of Christ
All-staff day helps UCC national
offices staff find new ways to
More than 100 national staff
members from Cleveland and
other U.S. locations gathered
today at the UCC's national
headquarters for worship,
breakout discussions and
report-backs relating to the
tasks and transitions involved in
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